A. T. M. Shamsuddin
(born 1927) was a Bangladeshi
author and communist.
Abu Taher Muhammad Shamsuddin
was the name given by his family, A. T. M. Shamsuddin
is mainly used. Sometimes he uses Taher Shamsuddin
, pen name is Charubak
He was born in Chittagong
, southern part of Bengal
, later Bangladesh
. Mother died when he was only three years old. Father, Ahmedur Rahman, an employee of Kolkata
port commission, remarried. Stepmother, mother's cousin died. A. T. M. Shamsuddin, a child, was grown up in maternal uncle's house.
A. T. M. Shamsuddin was active against British colonial power and was thrown into jail. When studying in class nine, was assistant secretary of Zila Muslim Chatraleague
. and when Pakistan was born, saw the wrong parts. His graduation was never completed. Later, he was very strict communist and was a worker of underground party. Was a worker of Pakistan Movement
At first, A. T. M. Shamsuddin joined Weekly Ittefaq
. In 1961, he joined Songbad
as an assistant editor. Was the editor of Udayan
, Soviet Somikkha
, Soviet Review
Career in Soviet Embassy
Joined in the embassy in Dhaka
and was the general manager of press information department. He considered it as a political work and retired after 21 years.
From the very beginning, he was in the state of war and because of a big family depending on him, he could not marry.
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